Matt Hougan

Matt Hougan is CEO of Inside ETFs, a division of Informa PLC. He spearheads the world's largest ETF conferences and webinars. Hougan is a three-time member of the Barron's ETF Roundtable and co-author of the CFA Institute’s monograph, "A Comprehensive Guide to Exchange-Trade Funds."

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Everything that No One Can Talk About

The wide world of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) continues to expand; a look at what’s simmering at the SEC.

Journal Of Indexes

Everybody's Styling

Myriad new style indexes and index products have hit the market. This survey tries to make some sense of them all.

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(Un)Qualified: The Dirty Little Secret of (Some) ETF Dividends

ETFs have a reputation for tax efficiency. But where dividends are concerned, that reputation can be misleading.

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Much Ado About Microcaps

Two micro-cap ETFs hit the market in the past week, and at least one more is on the way. Here’s how the major micro-cap indexes and funds compare.

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Getting on the Other Side of the Housing Bubble

New structured products to track inverse to housing sector index. PHLX looks beyond the options marketplace and broadly licenses its sectors indexes for structured notes.

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ISE … The Indexer

The options exchange innovator gets into the indexing game … and steps on a few toes in the process.

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Choose Your Commodity Index Wisely

Commodities are booming and commodity indexes are more popular than ever. But the commodity indexing industry still can’t agree on how to create a proper index.

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Everybody’s Styling

It seems like everyone’s getting into the style indexing business these days; a look at how eight major choices compare.

Features and News

Everybody’s Styling

It seems like everyone’s getting into the style indexing business these days; a look at how eight major choices compare.